Official Student Newspaper of Henry M. Gunn High School

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Official Student Newspaper of Henry M. Gunn High School

The Oracle

Official Student Newspaper of Henry M. Gunn High School

The Oracle

In the Pursuit of Wellness: Wellness Center adapts to feedback, changes

In the Pursuit of Wellness: Wellness Center adapts to feedback, changes

Yueun Hong, Sports Editor May 15, 2024

In 2016, Gunn established the Wellness Center to support students’ mental health. Staffed by mental health professionals and licensed therapists, the center was built at the district community’s urging.  As part of The Oracle’s revived “In Pursuit of Wellness” series, this article focuses...

What’s in a name: Mispronunciation of names compromises underlying meaning, traditions

What’s in a name: Mispronunciation of names compromises underlying meaning, traditions

Madison Yue, Features Editor February 13, 2023

As a young kid, Wellness Outreach Worker Rosie (roh-z) Castillo scanned the Disneyland keychains to find her name. But even the happiest place on earth didn’t have a keychain for her. This small yet simple incident is a shared experience among many. A name is much more than a word. It not only is...

Through the looking glass: Tiktok pushes a skewed beauty standard to new heights—and onto teens’ screens.

Mia Knezevic, Haley Pflasterer, Forum and Photo Editor, News Editor May 24, 2021

TikTok has taken over the world. The app has become so ubiquitous among younger generations that the platform, which consists of five to 60 second videos of everything from comedy sketches to dance routines, rarely bears explanation. With over 2 billion downloads and 800 million active users, the...

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